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[audio]Buiding Bridges: Immigration Reform; 250 UPS Workers Received Pink Slips; Newark Schools Crisis - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 24, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Taking the Pulse on Immigration Reform for 2014? featuring Oscar Chacon, Ex. Dir., National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities Coalition Will there be immigration policy reform in 2014? The answer, sadly, seems unlikely - at least not the kind of reform that would result in solid, forward-looking public policy...
Keywords: Newark Schools Crisis; Larry Hamm; People's Organization for Progress; Immigration Reform; Oscar Chacon; National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities Coalition; Immigrant deporations; Local 804 IBT; UPS workers NYC
Downloads: 43
[audio]Building Bridges: Low Wage Workers Organizing; Pa'lante Cleaning Coop; African American Cooperatives - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 14, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice featuring Jessica Gordon Nembhard, economist, author, Prof. of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Dept. of Africana Studies at John Jay College Jessica Gordon Nembhardâs research and policy analyses connect community- based economic development wi...
Keywords: african american cooperatives; cooperatives; Jessica Gordon Nembhard; Make the Road cooperative Pa’lante; Jonathan Westin; NYC Communities for Change
Downloads: 28
[audio]Building Bridges: Workers Take McDonald's to Court - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report The National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Dirt from Under the Golden Arches: Workers Take McDonald's to Court with Joseph Sellers, plaintiffâs attorney Fast-food workers hit McDonald's with multiple class-action lawsuits claiming McDonald's is deliberately and systematically stealing employees' wages by forcing them to work off the clock, shaving hours off their time cards and not paying them overtime, among other il...
Keywords: Mcdonald’s wage lawsuit; joseph sellers; minimum wage; wage theft; fast food forward
Downloads: 15
[audio]Building Bridges Radio:Immigration Reform in 2014? - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Taking the Pulse on Immigration Reform for 2014? featuring Oscar Chacon, Ex. Dir., National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities Coalition Will there be immigration policy reform in 2014? The answer, sadly, seems unlikely - at least not the kind of reform that would result in solid, forward-looking public policy...
Keywords: Oscar Chacon; National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities Coalition; immigration reform; Obama immigrant detentions
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges: NYS AG Fights Wage Theft; Robin Hood Tax; NY's School Segregation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 7, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. New Yorkâs Extreme School Segregation: Inequality, Inaction and a Damaged Future featuring Gary Orfield, Co-Dir., Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles In a report released by UCLAâs Civil Rights Project its Co-Director said âin the 30 years I have been researching schools, New York State has consistently been one of the most segregated states in th...
Keywords: new york school desegregation; NY Attorney General Wage Theft; NY Attorney General McDonald's; Robin Hood Tax and Represenntative Rangel
Downloads: 23
[audio]Building Bridges: Building Bridges: Protesting Wal-Mart's Brave New World of Business on Black Friday - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 2,, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Wal-Mart May Be The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism But Now Its Workers at 1,500 Sites Across the US Risk Jobs and Arrest for Regular Hours, Better Pay, Benefits and Respect! with with the Wal-Mart workers and supporters, speaking out, engaging in civil disobedience and their arrests at the Secaucus, NJ store protest Wal-Mart is the nationâs larg...
Keywords: Walmart; Black Friday
Downloads: 23
[audio]Professor Stanley Aronowitz - Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Center for the Study of Culture; Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center; Working class studies; Mayor Bill de Blasio; Guaranteed National Minimum Income; shorter work week; housing cooperatives; minimum wage; unemployment
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[audio]Building Bridges: Cornel West: The Struggle to Free Oscar Lopez Rivera - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report The National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** The Colonization of Puerto Rico & The History of African-Americans: Same Struggle, Same Fight and the Imperative to Free Oscar Lopez Rivera with . Jose Lopez, Ex. Dir. Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Chicago IL., brother of political prisoner, 70-year-old Oscar López Rivera . Dr...
Keywords: Jose Lopez; Puerto Rican Cultural Center; Oscar Lopez Rivera; Dr. Cornel West; Dr. Samuel Cruz; Trinity Lutheran Church; Puerto Rico political prisoners
Downloads: 24
[audio]Building Bridges: Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance; National Jobs for All Coalition at May Day - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition - 27:27 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** One of The 100 Most Influential People in the World With Ai-jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance TIME Magazine named Ai-jen Poo one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World - a creative organizer who knows how to create social change from the bottom up...
Keywords: Ai-jen Poo; National Domestic Workers Alliance; National Jobs for All Coalition; May Day; Trudy Goldberg; unemployment; immigrant workers
Downloads: 41
[audio]Building Bridges: Largest Fast Food Workers Strike; In Memphis Confederate Flags Still Fly; Honoring the Radical MLK - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 8, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** The City Where MLK Died Confederate Flags Still Fly: The KKK Takes To Memphis Streets In Protest of Renaming Public Parks Honoring White Supremacists with Lorenzo Komâboa Ervin, former Black Panther, Memphis Black Autonomy Federation Forty-five years, ago, April, 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, was assassinated in Memphis, while there to support striking sanita...
Keywords: Fast food forward; N.Y. Communities for Change; United New York; fast food workers union; Rev. Graylan Hagler
Downloads: 31
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Si Kahn: The Fox in the Henhouse - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ====================================================== "The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy" with Si Kahn: Singer/Songwriter, Organizer, Author Some people know Si Kahn as an accomplished musician who incorporates his passion for peopleâs rights into his songwriting and performances.His songs of family, community, work and freedom have been recorded by over 100 artists...
Keywords: Si Kahn; Fox in the Henhouse; privatization
Downloads: 24
[audio]Building Bridges: Kucinich on Real Health Care Reform - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:23 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Real Health Care Reform With Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Cleveland, Ohio Representative Kucinich is a champion HR 676 the single payer bill which constitutes real reform which is not a placebo but the real curative for what ails our health care system...
Keywords: HR 676; Medicare for All; Health Care Reform; Representative Dennis Kucinich; health insurance; Obama health care; health care public option
Downloads: 51
[audio]Professor Stanley Aronowitz - Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., February 10, 2014, 7 - 8 pm EST *****************************. Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; unions and coop housing; national minimum income; shorter working day; employment and unemployment
Downloads: 7
[audio]Building Bridges: UN Haiti Occupation Must End Say Trade Union Leaders From Latin America & Caribbean - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 31, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** A Building Bridges New Yearâs Eve Special for January 1st, Haitiâs 209th Independence Day Trade Union Leaders From Latin America & Caribbean Demand UN Haiti Occupation End! with . Julio Turra, National Exec. Dir...
Keywords: Haiti UN; Haiti Clinton; Haiti Guadaloupe; Haiti Brazil; Haiti unions; unions Brazil
Downloads: 123
[audio]Building Bridges: Moral Monday Protests Grow; Religion Run Amok?; Survivor of '63 White Supremacist Church Bombing - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 31, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Survivor of â63 White Supremacist Church Bombing Seeks Reparations, Not Congressional Medal featuring Sara Collins Rudolph, the âFifth Little Girlâ of the Bomb Blast Sara Collins Rudolph told the audience of the Peoplesâ Organization for Progress, where she had come to receive a tribute for Womenâs History Month, "my sister Addie Mae Collins was killed and...
Keywords: Moral Monday Georgia; Francys Johnson; Georgia NAACP; Hobby Lobby Supreme Court; Sara Collins Rudolph; Birmingham Church Bombings
Downloads: 14
[audio]Building Bridges: The RepublaCrats' Servant Economy; White Supremacist Radicalization - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, August 13, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** How Class Works: The RepublaCrats and Their Servant Economy With Jeff Faux, renowned economist, Founding Pres., Economic Policy Institute, author of The Global Class War and The Servant Economy Faux explains why neither party's leaders have a plan to remedy America's unemployment, inequality, or long eco...
Keywords: Chip Berlet; Jeff Faux; Servant Economy; class war; austerity; white supremacist radicalization
Downloads: 61
[audio]Building Bridges: 250 UPS Workers Received Pink Slips; The Newark Schools Crisis - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report The National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Two Hundred Fifty UPS Workers Received Pink Slips featuring . Jairo Reyes, fired UPS worker . Letitia James, NYC Public Advocate . Tim Sylvester, President Local 802, IBT United Parcel Services (âUPSâ) workers, numerous elected officials and Teamsters Local 804 members in Queens delivered 100,000 petition signatures in support of the 250 drivers whose jobs are on the line...
Keywords: Letitia James; NYC Public Advocate; Tim Sylvester; Local 802 IBT; Larry Hamm; People's Organization for Progress; Newark; NJ schools; UPS queens firings
Downloads: 16
[audio]Building Bridges: Stanley Aronowitz - What Is To Be Done? - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27 minutes) ******************************************** What Is To Be Done? with Stanley Aronowitz, Professor, City University of N.Y. and author,The Jobless Future and False Promises: The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness Labor analyst Stanley Aronowitz calls for some very unorthodox, in the U.S., strategies for re-invigorating the labor movement to fight wage stagnation wh...
Keywords: labor movement; strikes
Downloads: 106
[audio]Building Bridges Radio:Casino Workers Rally;Toyota's Labor Abuses; Oil Prices - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, June 23, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 59 minutes **************************************** "The Toyota You Don't Know" with Charlie Charles Kernaghan and Barbara Briggs, National Labor Committee Toyota, may be known for environmentally friendly cars, but that "sensitivity" hardy extends to its treatment of its workers in Japan, U.S...
Keywords: oil prices; peak oil; Toyota; auto workers; UAW; Atlantic City Casinos
Downloads: 25
[audio]Low-Wage Workers Rally To Raise Minimum Wage - produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** Uniting Not To Be Defeated: Low-Wage Workers Rally To Raise Minimum Wage Workers in low-wage jobs, car washers, taxi drivers, airport workers, daycare providers, restaurant workers and retail employees joined in solidarity with organized labor, community organizations, religious leaders and politicians to demand better pay, benefits and working conditions for AL...
Keywords: Minimum Wage increase; low wage workers; immigrant workers; wal-mart workers; car wash workers new york city; Retail Action Project
Downloads: 18
[audio]Central Park Boathouse Strikers Swimming For Their Lives - ken nash and mimi rosenberg
Central Park Boathouse Strikers Swimming For Their Lives with Julia Rybak, lead organizer, New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council and Boathouse strikers Alejandra Betancur and Chrissy Makris The landmark Boathouse Restaurant in Central Park has become almost as famous for its long history of ugly labor disputes as for its fine dining and views. Now, the Boathouse workers are on strike to protest management's firing of workers who exercised their right to join the Union...
Keywords: New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council; N.Y.C. Boathouse; Dean Poll; N.Y.C. Central Park; Adrian Benepe; National Labor Relations Board; sexual harassment; union busting; N.Y.C. Mayor Bloomberg
Downloads: 121
[audio]Building Bridges:Community Protests Police Killing of Kimani Gray in Brooklyn, N.Y. - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray Focus Of 5 Prior Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Another stolen Black life! Sixteen year old, African-American Kimani Gray was mortally wounded after 7 of the 11 bullets fired entered his body both the front and the back. The murderous shots were fired by Sergeant Mourad Mourad and Officer Jovaniel Cordova, who had already racked up five civil rights violations in federal lawsuits...
Keywords: Kimani Gray; police brutality New York City; stop and frisk; Sergeant Mourad Mourad; Officer Jovaniel Cordova; New York Police Department
Downloads: 31
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: The Blood, Sweat & Tears Of Bangladesh’s Garment Workers - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** The Blood, Sweat & Tears Of Bangladeshâs Garment Workers Stain The Clothes of Multi-National Corps. Who Reap Huge Profits From Workers' Misery with Barbara Briggs, Asst. Dir., Institute for Global Labor & Human Rights and Kalpona Atker, Ex. Dir., Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity To date, more than 500 are confirmed dead, 2,044 people have been rescued, more than 1,000 of them injured and 1,000 people ...
Keywords: Bangladesh’s Garment Workers; Barbara Briggs; Institute for Global Labor & Human Rights; Kalpona Atker; Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity; Rana Plaza; occupational safety and health Bangladesh; Tazreen factory fire
Downloads: 57
[audio]Building Bridges:Guadeloupe-Haiti Workers Fight Back!; Sen. Sanders vs Health Care Lies - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:57 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** While Capital Says Get Back, The Workers of Guadeloupe-Haiti Said Fight Back! with . Elie Domota, General Secretary, General Union of Workers of Guadeloupe (UGTG) & leader of the general strike there last winter. . Fignolé Saint Cyr, General Secretary,Autonomous Confederation of Haitian Workers (CATH)...
Keywords: Guadeloupe; Haiti; Elie Domota; Fignolé Saint Cyr; unions; health care crisis; Bernie Sanders; Robert Greenwald
Downloads: 47
[audio]The New Jim Crow with Michelle Alexander - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, February 6, 2012, 7- 9 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness with Michelle Alexander, human rights activist, litigator, best-selling author Racism is rampant. The Mayorâs, the NYPDâs policing policies and practices, that resulted in the killing of an unarmed Rahmarley Graham, 18 years old in his ...
Keywords: New Jim Crow; Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Downloads: 87
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[audio]Building Bridges: Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season with * Shareeka Elliot, a terminal cleaner at JFK's Terminal 8 (American Airlines) for a contractor called Airway Cleaners * Rob Hill, Vice President, Local 32BJ, SEIU * Rose Oby, a security guard at LaGuardia airport (Delta Airlines) for a contractor called Aviation Safeguard * Hector Figueroa, President, Local 32BJ SEIU Thousan...
Keywords: Airport workers; airport union; airport contracting out; Hector Figueroa; Local 32bj airport organizing; Airway Cleaners local 32bj; Aviation Safeguard local 32bj
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[audio]Building Bridges: May Day 2012 in NYC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day in NYC May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it. Now, a new chapter in the history of May Day will be written with the involvement of Occupy Wall Street, the organization making history with its public encampments and protests against the globa...
Keywords: Arun Gupta; Indypendent; May Day New York City
Downloads: 46
[audio]Building Bridges National: Disney Arrests Mickey,& Tinker Bell Protestng Health Care Cuts - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:30) ******************************************** Scrooge Disney arrests Mickey, Aladdin & Tinker Bell at Labor Health Care Protest at Disneyland with Ada Briceno, Sec'y-Treasurer, UNITE HERE! Local 11, Mary Ann Hegner, bartender at the Disneyland Hotel & Rosa Garcia, dance instructor, Santa Ana College as Tinker Bell Cinderella, Snow White, Tinkerbell and other fictional fixtures of mod...
Keywords: Disney; health care cutbacks; UNITE-HERE; Rep.John Conyers; HR 676
Downloads: 55
[audio]Building Bridges: Wage Theft plus Trumka vs. Wall Street - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Labor President Trumka Takes Fight For Workers To Wall Street The new President of the AFL-CIO Richard Trumka called for tough new regulations on the financial industry and a new approach to making the U.S. economy responsive to working people...
Keywords: Wall Street reform; Richard Trumka; AFL-CIO; Banking Reform; Wage Theft; John DeFilippis
Downloads: 36
[audio]Building Bridges: Target Union Drive; Queens Library Budget Disaster - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:30 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Workers Aim at Target Unionization With Tashawna Green â Member Union Organizing Committee Sonia Williams â Member Union Organizing Committee Aly Wady â Special Projects Dir., Organizing Dept., UFCW, Local 1500 Diana Robinson â Food Policy Coordinator, UFCW, Local 1500 Target workers at the superstoreâs Valley Stream location are furious that their ho...
Keywords: John Hyslop; Queens Library Guild; Local 1321; DC 37 AFSCME; Diana Robinson; Aly Wady; UFCW; Local 1500; Target Organizing; Target Union; New York City budget; Bloomberg; budget; Bloomberg Layoffs
Downloads: 53
[audio]Building Bridges: Day of Outrage - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Day of Outrage Student Rally at MTA Headquarters Protesting Metrocard Cutbacks With New York City High School Students: Jordan Orvam Kyle Maer Francine Prince Sherana Woods Students from across the city protested Monday, Dec 21against a proposal passed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board 12-0 in favor of serious budget cuts taking place next year...
Keywords: nyc metrocard protest; student proctest metrocard; MTA; Metropolitan Transportation Authority; Day of Outrage MTA
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[audio]Building Bridges: Obama's Immigration Reform, Car Wash Workers WIN , Long Term Unemployment Crisis - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., May 6, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Obamaâs Immigration Reform, The Truth Or A Cruel Hoax? with Amy Gottlieb, Immigrantâs Rights Program Director., American Friends Service Committee Amy Gottlieb holds aloft the banner of immigrants across this country demanding humane immigration reform, discussing what a humane immigrant reform policy should look like and explains and critiques the substance ...
Keywords: WASH NY; car wash workers union; Christine Owens; National Employment Law Project; long term unemployment; Amy Gottlieb; Immigrant’s Rights American Friends Service Committee; immigration reform
Downloads: 29
[audio]Corporate Power in Elections: The Citizens United Supreme Court Decision - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:27 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Corporte Power in Elections â The Citizenâs United Supreme Court Decision Judging for Dollars The role of Citizens United in Judicial Selection With Adam Skaggs, Counsel in the Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice, NYU School of Law Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, (2010), was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Cour...
Keywords: Adam Skaggs; Brennan Center for Justice; NYU School of Law; Ben Manski; Liberty Tree; Lisa Graves; Center for Media and Democracy; Citizens United; U.S. Supreme Court; corporate citizen; elections democracy
Downloads: 39
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Sandy Survivors' Health Emergency - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Health Care Workers Tell Bloomberg: Weâre Not Meeting Sandy Survivorsâ Health Needs Members of the NYS Nurses Association, NY Physicians for a National Health Program, DC 37, Local 436 of the United Federation of Nurses and Epidemiologists, and other health care organizations, along with Occupy Wall Street demonstrated at City Hall protesting that thousands of New Yorkers wh...
Keywords: Hurricane sandy health care; new york state nurses association; physicians for a national health program; FEMA; dc37 local 436 sandy; occupy wall street sandy
Downloads: 33
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Municipal Workers Demand Fair Contracts - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Recorded Live! City Workers Starved Under Bloomberg Send Message to Mayoral Candidates They Demand Fair Contracts Thousands of N.Y.C. municipal employees, including health care, education, sanitation, transit, communication, and public housing workers â the diverse category workers who make this city run, filled City Hall Park demanding new labor contracts...
Keywords: n.y.c. municipal unions; Mayor Bloomberg unions budget; N.Y. City union contract rally; N.Y.C. Municipal Labor Committee; N.Y.C. Mayoral elections unions
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges: Wendy's Shame, Farmworkers Exploitation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Wendy's Shame, Farmworkers Exploitation with Members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and supporters in N.Y.C. The Fair Food Program is a watershed accord signaling the dawn of a "new day" for farmworkers' rights in Florida's tomato fields. For the first time in history, farmworkers and participating buyers and growers are working together to eradicate wage theft, sexual harassment, physical abuse and fo...
Keywords: Coalition of Immokalee Workers; Wendy’s farmworkers; Wendy’s fair food program; Florida farmworkers Wendy’s
Downloads: 45
[audio]Building Bridges: Huge WIN By Car Wash Workers To Unionize - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Huge WIN By Car Wash Workers To Unionize with The Workers One of the most exciting of the numerous low-wage worker organizing campaigns around the city and across the nation is that of the predominantly immigrant, car wash workers who recently scored a victory to unionize in Flushing, Queens. Workers at the Jomar Car Wash voted overwhelmingly to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) ...
Keywords: car wash workers New York City; car wash workers Santa Monica; car wash workers unionization; RWDSU car wash workers; Communities for Change car wash; Make the Road car wash
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: Realizing the Dream - March on Washington for Jobs and Justice - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges & Housing Notebook over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg, Ken Nash & Scott Sommer two-hour special Mon., August 26, 2013, 7 - 9 pm EST PART ONE ********************* Realizing the Dream! Across the March of Time 1963 to 2013, for Jobs & Justice Marching on Washington Spurred on by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed African-American teen Trayvon Martin, and the recent Supreme Court decision that ripped the heart out of the Voting Rights Act, ...
Keywords: March on Washington; A. Philip Randolph; Merle Evers; Jesse Jackson; Ben Jealous
Downloads: 41
[audio]Building Bridges National: Sitting In for Justice on the Job - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:22 ****************************** Chicago Strikers Stood Up for Justice by Sitting In with Ricky Maclin,VP L. 1110, United Electrical Workers(UE) Raul Flores,Steward,Local 1110,UE Mark Meinster, UE Field Organizer Joycleyn Campbell, Domestic Workers United Sara Rodriguez a striking Stella D'Oro Cookie Worker, L...
Keywords: UE; United Electrical Workers; sit in; Republic Windows; economic crisis Chicago
Downloads: 14
[audio]Building Bridges: Obama ICE Policies; Hunter College Cafeteria Workers Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Obama Inherits Bush ICE Policies, But Wonât Let Them Thaw Out! with Marielena Hincapié, Exec. Director, Ntl. Immigration Law Center American Apparel in downtown Los Angeles (you know their immigration slogan, "Legalize L.A.") had a quarter of its workforce, about 1,800 employees fired as the Obama administration authorized federal inve...
Keywords: immigration; ICE; Homeland Security; No Martch; Marielena Hincapié; National Immigration Law Center; Hunter College; Local 100 Unite-HERE
Downloads: 39
[audio]Building Bridges Radio:Striking Writers Picket Viacom and Building Service Workers Set to Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Service Workers Set to Strike New Yorkâs Eve with Hector Figueroa, Secretary-Treasurer, Local 32B-J, SEIU Commerial building workers throughout the Northeast are currently negotiating new contacts. In NYC building rents have jumped 26% in just the past year and vacancy rates have dropped to 5.3%, a six-year low. While rents are projected to continue rising through 2011 the Commercial Reality Board says it can't afford a meaningful raise for its workers whose wages adjusted for inflatio...
Keywords: writers strike; building service workers
Downloads: 132
[audio]Building Bridges: Israel - Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:31 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: A Quest for Justice, Human Rights and Peace wtih Omar Barghouti, A Founding Member, the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) Campaign and Nancy Kricorian, NYC Coordinator of CodePink Barghouti analyzes the global growth of the movement for boycotts, divestment initiatives & embargos and ...
Keywords: Israeli Apartheid; Omar Barghouti; Palestinian Civil; CodePink; Ahava boycott; Palestine settlers
Downloads: 88
[audio]Building Bridges: Walmart Strikers Rally: Cablevision Attacks NLRB - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Walmart Strikers Rally Outside Shareholder Meeting in Arkansas with Tsegau Almaz, Walmart Associate, Crenshaw, Los Angeles, Member OUR Walmart Campaign Walmart strikers, with assistance from the OUR Walmart campaign, launched the first prolonged strike in the company's history, capping it with a rally on Friday outside the company's shareholder meeting in Bentonville, Ark...
Keywords: OUR Walmart Campaign; Walmart strike; Walmart women workers; Walmart Bangladesh; Cablevision NLRB; Communication Workers of America Cablevision; Dolan Cablevision workers
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[audio]Building Bridges National: Obamanomics and Lily Tomlin on Health Care for All - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:07) ******************************************* OBAMANOMICS Sixteen Million Americans In Dire Poverty â Yup, It's the Economy! with Robert Pollin, Co-Director, Political Economy Research Inst., & Prof. of Economics at the University of Mass., Amherst and Meizhu Lui, Director, Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Insight Center for Community Economic Development The percentage of p...
Keywords: Obama; obamanomics; economic crisis; national health care; Lily Tomlin
Downloads: 62
[audio]Arizona: Anti-Immigrant Testing Ground - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:17 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Arizona, the Anti-Immigrant Testing Ground with Isabel Garcia, Director, Pima County Legal Defender's Office and Co-chair, Coalition de Derechos Humanos, Arizona While a federal judge blocked key controversial provisions of Arizona's new immigration legislation, one of the harshest anti-immigrant laws ever passed in the United States still went into effect...
Keywords: Isabel Garcia; Director; Pima County Legal Defender's Office & Co-chair; Coalition de Derechos Humanos; Arizona; Tom Morello; Zack De La Rocha; Rage Against the Machine; Cuéntame; Sound Strike; Arizona SB 1070; immigration reform
Downloads: 48
[audio]Building Bridges National: McCainonomics vs. Obamanomics plus McCain Sings Bomb Iran - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:40) ******************************************** McCainonmics vs. Obamanomics with Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research For over a generation, in so called good times and bad, incomes of all but the rich have fallen while poverty has increased in the Bush years, and, that was before the economic crisis that began last year...
Keywords: Obama; John McCain; economy; Iran; GI Bill
Downloads: 44
[audio]Building Bridges: Walmart Strikers Rally: Cablevision Attacks NLRB; Robert Meeropol Celebrates Children of Resistance; - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 10, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows, http://archive.wbai.org/show1.php?showid=bbridges ******************************** Carry it Forward: Celebrate the Children of Resistance with Robert Meeropol, son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage and executed in 1953, and founder of The Ro...
Keywords: Robert Meeropol; Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Cablevision union; Walmart union
Downloads: 32
[audio]Assaults on the Safety Net; GM Hunger Strikers Force Negotiations; The Case of Chavis Carter - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, August 27, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** How We Can & Why We Must Stave Off The Assaults On Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security & Public Assistance With . Joe Baker, Pres., Medicare Rights Center, serves on the US Dept. of Health and Human Services Medicare/Medicaid Advisory Panel, former NYS Deputy Sec'y for Health and Human Services under Gov...
Keywords: Chavis Carter; Timothy Casey; Joe Baker; Jorge Parra; General Motors; Association of Sick and Fired Workers of General Motors Colombia; witness for peace; safety net; TANF; medicare; medicaid; social security. Nancy Altman
Downloads: 13
[audio]Building Bridges: Lonmin-Marikana Massacre in Context; Legislation to Stop Stop-And-Frisk; Wobblies Win for Beverage Workers - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, October 1, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad a...
Keywords: The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South African ANC; Stop-And-Frisk New York City; Beverage Distribution Workers Wage Theft NYC; Industrial Workers of the World; Brandworkers; Daniel Gross
Downloads: 34
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